Greek New Years Cake
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- 3 c
- eggs separated
- 1 1/2 c
- 8 oz
- butter (1/2 pound)
- 2 tsp
- baking powder
- 2/3 c
- orange juice
- 1/2 tsp
- anise extract (I use tablespoon)
- sesame seeds (to sprinkle on top of cake, add as much or as little as you like)
- 1/4 tsp
- baking soda
1Preheat oven to 350. Bakes for 45 min to 1 hour.
2Cream soft butter, sugar and egg yokes.
3Add flour, baking powder, baking soda alternating with orange juice. Add anise.
4Beat egg white and fold into batter.
5Transfer to a greased pan (I use a 10 inch cheesecake spring pan), place a dime wrapped in tin foil into the batter and place in oven.
6When cake raises a little brush with egg wash and sprinkle sesame seeds on top, continue to bake.